Alabama vs.Vanderbilt

 
  Date: 9/24/1983  
  Score: 44-24  
  Alabama vs. Vanderbilt After going down 17-0 to the Commodores in the first, the Tide would outscore Vandy 44-7 in route to a 44-24 victory. In the second, Walter Lewis would score a pair of touchdowns on runs of 1 and 11 yards. In the third, Bama would score on a 2 yard Linnie Patrick run and on a 6 yard Joe Carter run. The Tide's final touchdown came in the fourth on a 37 yard Ricky Moore touchdown run. Van Tiffin would also hit three field goals in the game. The 1983 squad finished with a record of 8-4 and with a victory in the Sun Bowl in Ray Perkins' first season at the Capstone.